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WC Smith Welcomes Chipotle to the Shops at Park Village

WC Smith in May welcomed Chipotle as its newest tenant at the Shops at Park Village, offering residents of Washington’s Congress Heights neighborhood a new fast-casual dining option. Chipotle joins Giant Food, IHOP, Subway and Pizza Boli as food retailers at the shopping center. The opening marks the third Chipotle location in Southeast Washington, and […]

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Southeast DC Archer Park Tax Credit Community

Archer Park Opening Brings 190 Affordable Units to Mississippi Ave SE

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, Mayor Bowser and WC Smith will celebrate the opening of Archer Park, a new apartment community on Mississippi Ave in southeast DC, with 190 affordable units, a fitness center, club room and underground parking. Ten of the units have been designated permanent supportive housing for families moving out of homelessness.

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CVS Pharmacy Commits to Skyland Town Center

CVS Pharmacy Commits to Skyland Town Center

Washington, D.C. (February 22, 2017) – Today, the development team for Skyland Town Center in Ward 7 announced the closing of $58.5 million in foreign investment and the signing of a lease by CVS Pharmacy to remains at the developmen Skyland Town Center, the first town center development in Southeast DC, is an 18-acre mixed-use

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WC Smith Celebrates Start of Archer Park Construction

Archer Park will have 190 affordable units, as well as a fitness center, community rooms and 80 bicycle parking spaces Washington DC (November 6, 2015) – Today MayorBowser and Ward 8 Councilmember LaRuby May will join WC Smith to celebrate the start of construction of 190 new affordable units at Archer Park. Located at 1200

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WC Smith Celebrates Completion of Sheridan Station

On Monday, September 28, Mayor Bowser and Ward 8 Councilmember LaRuby May joined WC Smith and their development partners to celebrate the completion of Sheridan Station (#sheridanstation), a 327-unit mixed-income HOPE VI project near the Anacostia Metro Station. The ribbon cutting marks the completion of 247 rental and 80 homeownership units. The development includes a

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WC Smith Opens First Building at Juniper Courts

Washington DC (September 1, 2015) – WC Smith, in partnership with the Tenants’ Association and the Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) as well as lenders and city agencies, today unveiled the first building at Juniper Courts at 7701 Georgia Ave NW. The apartments in the two buildings at 7701 Georgia Ave and 7611 Georgia Ave

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Construction Begins at 800 New Jersey Ave

Washington, DC (June 9, 2014) – WC Smith has begun construction on 800 New Jersey Avenue SE, the second of three high-quality residential buildings on a three and a half acre site at New Jersey Ave, H Street and Second Street SE. Pile driving operations will commence this week and excavation will begin shortly thereafter.

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800 NJ Financing

Washington, DC (December 13, 1013) – WC Smith is pleased to announce that financing for 800 New Jersey Avenue SE has been finalized. SunTrust Bank is leading the construction financing worth approximately $87 million and syndicating portions of the loan to WC Smith relationship banks. The transaction will allow the next phase of the three-building

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Ribbon Cutting of Fairway Park Apartments

MEDIA ADVISORY Ribbon Cutting of Fairway Park Apartments Northeast Washington WHEN: Thursday, November 14, 2013 10:00 a.m. Ribbon cutting ceremony with remarks by Mayor Vincent Gray, officials from the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency and the District Sustainable Energy Utility, and project lenders. WHO: Mayor Vincent Gray (confirmed) Commissioner Bernice Blacknell, Advisory Neighborhood Commission

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Whole Foods Market Coming to Southeast Washington, D.C.

Whole Foods Market® Coming to Southeast Washington, D.C. Located at 800 New Jersey Ave. SE with target date 2017 Washington, DC (October 23, 2013) – Whole Foods Market, in partnership with the WC Smith real estate firm, has signed a lease for a new store location in Southeast Washington, D.C. The 36,000 square foot store

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